Abkhaz leader, Sergey Bagapsh, said on October 29, that "provocative articles” in the Russian press amounted to a pressure on Abkhazia to resolve property-related disputes.
Such approach "will not promote the resolving of the problem,” Abkhaz news agency, Apsnipress, reported quoting Bagapsh.
He made the remarks at the first session of Abkhaz-Russian joint commission, which was established "to secure legality while resolving” property rights of Russian citizens in Abkhazia. The commission includes senior officials from the breakaway region and representatives from the Russian prosecutor’s office and the Russian ambassador to Sokhumi.
Moscow-proposed commission to tackle property disputes of the Russian citizens in the breakaway region triggered controversy and debates in Sokhumi starting from August. The opponents of the proposal criticized it as they feared it could ...